Wambach hopes to return for pro league in spring

July 21, 2008
Injured U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach hopes to return in time for the debut of the new Women's Professional Soccer league in the spring.

The national team's leading scorer said she knew the moment she collided with Brazilian defender Andreia Rosa last Wednesday that her leg was broken and she'd miss the Olympics.

"I looked down and my knee was pointing up and my foot was pointing in a little bit different direction," Wambach said Monday on a conference call.

She underwent ...

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